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Welcome home: take a look inside the new Mediclinic Stellenbosch

When Mediclinic decided to build a whole new hospital in Stellenbosch, the company brought together multiple specialists in a wide variety of fields. The thread that joined them all? A

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IPC: Working towards the irreducible minimum

Mediclinic takes an evidence-based, practical approach to reduce the spread of multidrug resistant microorganisms and reduce hospital acquired infections. Dr Warren Lowman, who oversees the infection prevention and control (IPC)

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Infection control in the hospital setting

Infection prevention is a key performance indicator at all Mediclinic hospitals. Sally Wolf, Infection Control Manager: Mediclinic Constantiaberg, explains how a comprehensive in-hospital strategy brings all units and staff members

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Mediclinic SA’s infection control philosophy

Mediclinic Southern Africa considers infection prevention and control a key priority – and innovative measures to reduce the spread of bacteria are now paying off.  Healthcare-associated  infections continue to pose

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Simultaneous rectal and prostate surgery with da Vinci

The da Vinci robotic system at Mediclinic Durbanville is once again in the spotlight, with what appears to be a world first on the system. During April, Dr Gawie Bruwer,

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Latest atrial fibrillation takes another step forward

Dr Razeen Gopal, renowned cardiologist and electrophysiologist at the Cape Town Atrial Fibrillation Centre (CTAFC) based at Mediclinic Panorama, performed the latest cryo-ablation using the most novel technology available –

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Double “awake” brain surgery milestone for Mediclinic Milnerton

Mediclinic Milnerton recently played host to two cases involving a surgical procedure referred to as an “Awake Craniotomy”.  As the name suggests, the patient is awake during the surgery to

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BK Fusion: Refining and Redefining Prostate Biopsies in the Detection of Prostate Cancer

Mediclinic Newcastle is now offering new hope for potential prostate cancer sufferers, through improved diagnostics, with the all new BK Fusion system. Dr Mahesh K Dhanjee, Mediclinic Newcastle’s sole urologist, is

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Knee replacement for patient with Lorian-Dwarfism

Dr Hennie Bester, an orthopaedic surgeon based at Mediclinic George, encountered an unusual case recently. Theo Bosman, a 74-year old resident of George, came to his practice as he required

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New solutions for deadly heart conditions

On Tuesday 23 April 2019, Dr Razeen Gopal, a cardiac electrophysiologist at the Cape Town Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Centre located at Mediclinic Panorama, implanted the world’s smallest smart device to

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